As I mentioned in my post about our visit to Doune castle, we bought an explorer pass which also gave us access to Stirling Castle. The children are, like most children, quite into visiting castles so we knew Stirling Castle would be a place for us to visit. I love…

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It feels like a long time since I updated on our favourite recent non-fiction reads. It’s not that we haven’t been reading, we have, and Daniel consumes and reads books endlessly – I’m thankful we have a healthy supply to keep him going. He doesn’t yet venture much into chapter…

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Yesterday evening as I was scrolling through my news feed I spotted an article in the Guardian with the title ‘The Guardian View on Home-Schooling in England: A register is needed’. Ignoring the fact that the term in the UK is Home Education (home schooling is an American turn of…

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As I get older I find looking at Churches and cathedrals fascinating and I was keen to visit Dunblane Cathedral during our recent trip to Scotland. We had been to Doune Castle earlier in the day so made the short journey over to Dunblane Cathedral. We parked up and have…

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One of the unexpected benefits of Daniel becoming much more fluent in his reading is that he can now pick up activity books and choose what he wants to make, gather the items needed, and get on with, following the instructions as he goes. He really enjoyed the Lego book…

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